Japanese Cucumber Salad

Japanese Cucumber Salad


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Often called "Cucumber Sunomono", this dish is just vinegared cucumbers with salt, sugar and ginger. Makes a delicious entree or side dish that is very refreshing.


Serves: 5 

  • 2 large cucumbers, peeled
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced ginger

Preparation:10min  ›  Extra time:1hour chilling  ›  Ready in:1hour10min 

  1. Cut cucumbers in half lengthwise and scoop out any large seeds. Slice crosswise into very thin slices.
  2. In a small bowl combine vinegar, sugar, salt and ginger. Mix well. Place cucumbers inside of the bowl, stir so that cucumbers are coated with the mixture. Refrigerate the bowl of cucumbers for at least 1 hour before serving.

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